Sr. Valuation R&D Analyst
Company: Cox Automotive
Posted on: November 10, 2019
Kelley Blue Book, a Cox Automotive Brand, is currently looking for
a Sr. Valuation Analyst R&D to join our team in Irvine, CA. The
Senior Valuation R&D Analyst is responsible for supporting
valuations research and development initiatives. For assigned
initiatives, the Sr. R&D Analyst is tasked with helping to
identify market needs, challenges, and how Kelley Blue Book s and
Cox Automotive s values and methodology will need to evolve to meet
those demands and ultimately benefit the market. Through
quantitative research and iterative design and development, the Sr.
R&D Analyst will support the development of concepts,
prototypes, mocks, and POCs. The incumbent will be responsible for
improving statistical methodology, gathering and prioritizing
market requirements, and working closely with Valuation Operations,
Decision Sciences, Product, and other support teams to ensure that
values accurately reflect and are clearly communicated to the
market both today and in the future. Your Role:20% - Support
assigned research and development efforts which will deliver on the
vision and roadmap for Kelley Blue Book values.
20% - Propose and rationalize enhancements, changes in methodology,
and new solution introductions as needed.
20% - Develop deep expertise and understanding of the customer base
and market served by Kelley Blue Book and Cox Auto values and
pursue potential new offerings through quantitative and iterative
research and design methodologies.
15% - Collaborate with and engage other departments including
Operations, Technology Group, Marketing, Research, Product, UX and
other relevant stakeholders as needed to achieve objectives.
15% - Assess market competition by comparing the company s product
to competitor s products and determine clients and consumers' needs
and desires by driving the research needed to obtain market
10% - All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:Experience (minimum):Bachelors degree in
statistics/data science, computer science, mathematics, or other
related field plus 2 to 4 years of experience in a quantitative
research, development, or technology role - preferably at an
organization focused on automotive valuation and/or research or
Must possess extensive market knowledge and the drive to stay
current with advancements in automotive valuation and research.
Should possess strategic insight and the ability to facilitate the
development of innovative new solutions and methodologies.
Must be able to weave technical skills and business expertise
together to propose creative solutions.
Ability to think creatively and propose novel solutions
Experience in Product Development
Ability to work cross-functionally
What We Also Look For (preferred skills):Must be proficient with
excel and SQL-query writing.
Familiarity with AWS, Redshift, Sage Maker, and PostgreSQL are
About Cox AutomotiveCox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and
owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility
services. The global company's 34,000-plus team members and family
of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®,
Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®,
VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping
millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients
across five continents and many others throughout the automotive
industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a
subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned,
Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion.
www.coxautoinc.comCox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer -
All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for
employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color,
religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including
pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical
or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information,
ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by
law.Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar
Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we
formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to
our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager,
or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or
charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
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